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Table 1A : Number of Agricultural Holdings According to the Type of Holding
 Extent in Acres
District
All Holdings
Holdings with Crops and Livestock
Holdings with Crops Only
Holdings with Livestock Only
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 27,246 41,512 3,808 7,272 23,356 34,184 82 57
Gampaha 88,729 143,495 18,110 38,317 70,442 105,052 177 126
Kalutara 76,966 141,805 8,436 16,543 68,391 125,234 139 28
Kandy 104,802 150,007 17,865 29,757 86,563 120,029 374 221
Matale 64,806 122,390 15,231 33,608 49,458 88,694 117 87
Nuwara Eliya 46,962 60,274 8,768 12,253 38,090 47,970 104 51
Galle 106,181 167,402 7,700 13,966 98,345 153,414 136 21
Matara 91,768 156,547 7,054 14,417 84,676 142,119 38 10
Hambantota 88,785 202,305 9,231 25,799 79,314 176,320 240 186
Jaffna 25,303 31,895 19,658 25,279 5,476 6,468 169 148
Mannar 5,231 20,967 4,426 18,236 772 2,660 33 72
Vavuniya 12,850 32,824 6,568 19,085 6,191 13,542 91 197
Mullaitivu 11,814 39,230 9,701 33,282 2,080 5,888 33 60
Kilinochchi 13,534 38,472 11,053 32,057 1,925 5,509 556 906
Batticaloa 20,890 74,335 9,477 32,780 11,358 41,475 55 80
Ampara 55,302 172,001 18,844 62,955 36,338 108,857 120 190
Trincomalee 18,920 50,797 7,740 20,541 11,071 30,153 109 102
Kurunegala 252,042 534,860 71,790 180,511 179,676 353,935 576 414
Puttalam 68,862 159,646 27,793 69,177 40,462 89,689 607 780
Anuradhapura 150,613 364,814 32,565 92,622 117,346 271,532 702 659
Polonnaruwa 58,806 163,800 13,261 40,004 45,361 123,635 184 160
Badulla 91,004 156,800 23,040 50,082 67,825 106,649 139 68
Moneragala 81,723 225,219 20,808 72,736 60,822 152,382 93 102
Ratnapura 136,120 243,002 7,631 16,113 128,434 226,857 55 32
Kegalle 84,214 149,476 10,400 22,443 73,749 127,002 65 31
Sri Lanka
1,783,473 3,643,875 390,958 979,835 1,387,521 2,659,249 4,994 4,788
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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